The Top 25 Dividend Stocks for 2012: Diageo

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Senior Technology Editor Eric Bleeker and Fool Advisor James Early discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, James suggests yield-focused investors look toward Diageo. The company has a stellar 3.1% yield and a stable of high-quality brands. With a global exposure that's focused 70% outside North America, Diageo is riding a wave of emerging-market growth to gains in the years ahead.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleeker and James Early do not own shares of the companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Diageo and Molson Coors Brewing.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Molson Coors Brewing, Beam, and Diageo. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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